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T Vaisey and Son, federal store at West Wallsend 24 April 1902 Ralph Snowball

  • T Vaisey and Son, federal store at West Wallsend 24 April 1902 Ralph Snowball

    Photo Ref: 28844

    Creator: Snowball, Mr Ralph

    Ralph Snowball (1849-1925), was a Newcastle based photographer. His studio was in Lambton, but he travelled extensively throughout the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Hunter Valley region. Snowball used glass negative photography to capture portraits, events, architecture and trains. His work gives insight into Newcastle life in the late 1800s and early 1900s.He died in 1925 and was buried in Sandgate Cemetery.

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